Jesse James

Tight End

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2023 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $5,279,000 (2.46% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $3,850,000 (1.91% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.73
  • Contract Value: $22,600,000 ($5,650,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 18/168 at TE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$805,000$1,429,000$50,000$805,000$2,284,0001.2%
202026$3,800,000$1,429,000$50,000$2,550,000$5,279,0002.5%
202127$4,950,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$6,429,0003.3%
202228$5,700,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$7,179,0003.2%
2023 📝
February 11: Contract voids
29$0$1,429,000$0$0$1,429,0000.6%
Total$15,255,000$7,145,000$200,000$3,355,000$22,600,000
Career Earnings: $11,690,912
Career APY: $2,338,182
Potential Earnings: $26,290,912
Total Guarantees: $10,708,912
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $7,179,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExpired20154$2,488,912$622,228$208,912$3,690,912148.3%$922,728
LionsUFAActive20194$22,600,000$5,650,000$10,500,000$8,000,00035.4%$8,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers4$3,690,912$922,728$3,690,9120.0%$00.0%
Lions1$8,000,000$8,000,000$2,284,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Steelers$435,000$52,228$0$0$487,2280.3%$643,912
2016Steelers$525,000$52,228$0$0$577,2280.4%$525,000
2017Steelers$615,000$52,228$0$0$667,2280.4%$615,000
2018Steelers$1,907,000$52,228$0$0$1,959,2281.1%$1,907,000
2019Lions$805,000$1,429,000$50,000$805,000$2,284,0001.2%$8,000,000
2020Lions$3,800,000$1,429,000$50,000$2,550,000$5,279,0002.5%$3,850,000
2021Lions$4,950,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$6,429,0003.3%$5,000,000
2022Lions$5,700,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$7,179,0003.2%$5,750,000
2023Lions$0$1,429,000$0$0$1,429,0000.6%$0
Total$18,737,000$7,353,912$200,000$3,355,000$26,290,912$26,290,912

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201580816.9%4.0%000.008567.0100
2016160078.9%21.8%000.00393388.7300
2017160081.9%17.6%000.00413638.9300
2018160050.4%16.3%000.003042314.1200
2019160045.5%25.6%000.00161428.9000
202020050.4%38.7%000.00000.0000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$2,087,000$5,650,000
Injury Adjusted$2,087,000$5,650,000
test
OTC Valuation $2.2M $4.3M $6.5M $8.6M $10.8M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $8,613,000 $6,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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